"One more thing that might help - I have an album on Flickr where you can see the pleater and process for making the nautilus cockade. Some of these photos will help a lot.
"I am terribly impressed with the nautilus you made without a pleater. I could barely create one in her class with help!
If you give me a couple of days, I am going to dig up some books that will help you. I think Candace didn't demonstrate some…"
"Good question. They're parallel - just like a regular pleater. But you reminded me of something I left out. She placed the ribbon into the pleater at an angle - like the top would start on the left side ad angle down to the right. Then,…"
"I took class from Candace Kling and I have some info that can help you making a nautilus. Candace uses a pleating board and a porcupine quill. The pleating board she makes herself by cutting slats from card board and taping them to a flat board at…"
"Thanks, Carena! I was lucky enough to have a friend working in design at Honda US. She gave me a box of what she thought was junk and this paint sample was in there. The car companies produce them for the dealerships, I think. It was a lucky find…"
"Whoa! Which part is the car body sample and how did you attach it? It is thin metal yes? BRILLIANT idea and fabulous colours. #sustainablefashion #recycling are the tags for this. I hope you're sharing this beauty on instagram. Oooh la la!!!"